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Bishop John F. Hurst, Washington, to Richard Olney, Secretary of State, 1896 May 26

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 26

Scope and Contents

Hurst writes recommending Lawrence Washington for a position in the Department of State. Washington has recently helped Hurst acquire some very valuable manuscripts and “is possessed of much skill and knowledge in regard to the relative value of historical documents.”


  • Creation: 1896 May 26


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 4.25 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121